Dec. 17, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Registration closes at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, for Purdue's official tailgate/transfer packages for the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Jan. 1. Information about the packages as well as links for reserving a room at the team hotel can be accessed here.
The John Purdue Club and Purdue Alumni Association have partnered to create an Official Bowl Tour.
Purdue (6-6) will square off against Oklahoma State (7-5) in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Jan. 1 at the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium. The Boilermakers are playing in back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 2006 and 2007 and their 12th bowl game in the last 16 seasons.
Tickets for the Heart of Dallas Bowl are priced at $75 and can be ordered through the Purdue Athletic Ticket Office anytime on-line or by phone (494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT) or in-person from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In conjunction with the Heart of Dallas Bowl, the Purdue Athletics Department has set up a program where fans can purchase tickets to be donated to local community programs.
In addition, Boilermaker Nation can help defray the cost of sending the Purdue "All-American" Marching Band and/or the Reamer Club to the game.
To take part in either initiative, click here, call 494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT, or visit the Athletic Ticket Office Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Heart of Dallas is a new non-profit organization that hosts sports and entertainment events benefitting Dallas charities.
Proceeds from Heart of Dallas activities will be used to invest in collective impact strategies that make Dallas a better place. Demonstrating Heart of Dallas' commitment to its home city, net profits from the Heart of Dallas Bowl - the organizations' inaugural event - will benefit charities serving the homeless population in Dallas.